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Klitschko hands Chagaev first loss

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UKRAINE'S Wladimir Klitschko retained his world heavyweight titles by handing Uzbek fighter Ruslan Chagaev his first defeat thanks to a technical knockout after the ninth round in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on Saturday. ...

Mayweather injured

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FLOYD Mayweather Jr. suffered a rib injury during training and will be unable to fight Juan Manuel Marquez next month, the fighter said on Sunday. The eagerly awaited fight had been due to take place on July 18 at...

Clottey bitter as Cotto keeps title

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PUERTO Rico's Miguel Cotto retained his World Boxing Organization welterweight title with a gruelling split-decision win over Joshua Clottey of Ghana at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday night. Judges...

Cotto retains WBO title with win over Clottey

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MIGUEL Cotto overcame a cut from an accidental headbutt and several brutal rounds to edge Joshua Clottey on a split decision yesterday, retaining his WBO welterweight title. With blood pouring down his face from...

Berto triumphs

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ANDRE Berto retained his World Boxing Council welterweight title with a unanimous decision over Colombia's Juan Urango on Saturday. The undefeated Berto's quickness frustrated Urango (21-2) throughout their bout...

Valuev-Chagaev bout in Helsinki called off

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RUSLAN Chagaev failed a "medical requirement" on Friday, forcing his challenge for Nikolai Valuev's WBA heavyweight title to be called off a day before the fight. Finnish officials said "Chagaev has been unable...

Barrera denied

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MARCO Antonio Barrera has been denied a rematch with Amir Khan by the WBO despite an early clash of heads before the English fighter won. Barrera's promoter, Don King, had hoped the "tainted" lightweight bout in March...

Tyson's 4-year-old daughter dies after accident

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THE death of Mike Tyson's four-year-old daughter in a bizarre accident adds an awful chapter to the boxer's troubled life. Exodus Tyson died at a hospital on Tuesday, a day after her neck apparently got caught...

Mayweather returns to the ring

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ALREADY accepted as one of the greatest boxers of any era, American Floyd Mayweather Jr. decided to come out of retirement for a third time to add further gloss to his glittering career. The undefeated five-division...

Khan aims to become the best

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BRITAIN'S former Olympic silver medalist Amir Khan has set his sights on becoming one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world within the next two years. Khan enhanced his glowing credentials by beating...

Battered Hatton won't rush to quit, says father

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RICKY Hatton's father said his son won't hurry a decision whether to retire after his second-round knockout defeat to Manny Pacquiao. After being knocked down twice in the opening round, the 30-year-old Briton...

Pacquiao packs off Hatton in a flash

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FAVORITE Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines claimed the IBO light-welterweight title with a stunning second-round knockout of British holder Ricky Hatton on Saturday. The 30-year-old southpaw twice knocked the...

Pacquiao stuns Hatton with second round knockout

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FAVORITE Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines claimed the IBO light-welterweight title with a stunning second round knockout of British holder Ricky Hatton yesterday. The 30-year-old southpaw twice knocked the Englishman...

Pacquiao, Hatton ready for battle

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THERE'S only one Ricky Hatton, as his admirers constantly sing to anyone who will listen. Good thing, because if there were any more Ricky Hattons his devoted followers in England might never have time to do...

Ex-champ succumbs to injury

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GREG Page, a former heavyweight boxing champion who suffered a severe brain injury in a 2001 fight, has died at his Louisville home in Kentucky. He was 50. His wife, Patricia Page, said she found the one-time World...

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